mutualism

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Synonyms for mutualism

the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent

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Mutualistic ants (Hymemnoptera: Formicidae) associated with aphids in central and southwestern parts of Iran.
The same fungi that support orchids are they themselves dependent on select tree species for similar mutualistic relationships.
The growth parameter of host plants is one of important indicator for the efficiency of DSE mutualistic association.
The relationship between Ina and human symbionts is mutualistic.
In this article, we will focus on mutualistic interaction between Burkholderia multivorans and Scutellospora nigra leads to stimulation of plant growth.
Given the potential for interactions between pathogens and mycorrhizae on plant roots under field conditions, these interactions may be essential elements of the plant-mycorrhizae mutualistic association in natural populations.
Honeydew excreted by hemipterans plays a critical role in mutualistic interactions with ants (Way 1963; Baylis & Pierce 1992).
While most Pseudomyrmecinae nest in twigs and branches, others are found in herbaceous vegetation (Ward, 1985) or enter mutualistic relationships with particular plants (Wheeler, 1942; Janzen, 1966).
That unionistic and mutualistic transformation might results in more beneficial, supportive, consolidating and solidarity spirit among the integrateable territories of the Nile Basin.
9,10) Further research is currently being performed on P acnes in regards to both its mutualistic and parasitic properties.
This mutualistic interaction has important implications for plant nutrition and growth with special concerning on biocontrol of diseases (Hernandez-Montiel et al.
Therefore, both EPNs and mutualistic bacteria have high respiration rates (Smigielski 1994).
Unlike flatfish that may cover themselves with soft sediment to ambush their prey (Gibson and Robb 1991), or certain benthic gobiid fishes that have mutualistic relationships with
Multi-strain probiotic supplements have demonstrated reduced antibiotic-associated diarrhoea compared with the use of a single-strain probiotic supplement, with suggestion that the mutualistic relationship between probiotic strains may confer additive beneficial health effects.